Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People 1808-1908, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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S. J. Clarke publishing Company, 1908 - Kansas City (Mo.)
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Page 576 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...
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